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House Fly, The


Published 1958


Uses micro-photography and magnification to portray the habits and life history of the common housefly and the ways in which it is a menace to health. Traces physical development from egg-laying through larval and pupal stages to the emergence of the young fly. Magnified views reveal biological structure and methods of carrying and spreading disease germs. Suggests practical control methods.


Producer Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Audio/Visual sound, color

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Reviewer: Spuzz - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 23, 2016
Subject: How disgusting
Good film telling us all about the housefly and why you should keep it far away from you. I dunno.. You hardly hear warnings about flies anymore... Have they debunked these theories?
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